Definition of pleurobranchia in English:

pleurobranchia

noun

Zoology

Pronunciation

pleurobranchia

/ˌplʊərə(ʊ)ˈbraŋkɪə/ /ˌplɔːrə(ʊ)ˈbraŋkɪə/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From pleuro- + branchiae.